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Best trails in Theodore Roosevelt Island Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Theodore Roosevelt Island Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

Theodore Roosevelt Island is a 88.5-acre (358,000 m2) island and a national memorial located in the Potomac River in Washington, D.C.The island was given to the American people by the Theodore Roosevelt Association in memory of the 26th U.S. president, Theodore Roosevelt. The island is maintained by the National Park Service as part of the nearby George Washington Memorial Parkway.[2] The land is generally maintained as a natural park, with various trails and a memorial plaza featuring a statue of Roosevelt. No cars or bicycles are permitted on the island, which is reached by a footbridge from Arlington, Virginia, on the western bank of the Potomac. A small island named "Little Island" lies just off the southern tip; Georgetown and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts are across the main channel of the Potomac to the north and east.

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Map of trails in Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
Park information
88 acres
Park hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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#1 - Theodore Roosevelt Island
Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 42 m
Wooded trail and boardwalk over swamp, tribute to our 26th President. The Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Association purchased this 88.5-acre island in 1932 and dedicated it to the public in memory of RShow more